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Random Music News for Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Happy Pi Day! Celebrate by doing some math involving 3.14159265359. And in music news for March 14, 2018…

  1. This summer’s Warped Tour–the 24th and final–will be filmed for a four-part series.
  2. Apple will reveal the new versions of both iOS and macOS at WWDC on June 4.
  3. Apple Music now has 38 million paying subscribers.
  4. Are you a musician who would like to track the progress of your music around the world? Try 1001Trackstats.
  5. Are you an artist? Here’s why your fan data matters.
  6. And if you’re confused by music copyright, you should read this.
  7. Inside Saudi Arabia’s bootleg record shops.
  8. FBI Director Chris Wray used to play guitar in a band. Not that this has anything to do with anything, of course.
  9. Were you born after 2000? Here’s stuff you’ll never have to worry about.
  10. Katy Perry is not doing well with real estate lately.
  11. This is the oral history of “Northern Touch,” one of the most important Canadian hip-hop songs ever.
  12. Singer kills girlfriend. Singer goes to jail. SInger gets released. Singer gets booked for music festival. Fans object. Singer dumped.

Alan Cross

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